Thomas Worthington's wedding coat and vest   Save
Thomas Worthington's wedding coat and vest
Description: Thomas Worthington's wedding coat and vest. The coat has a felted wool high collar with sized tow linen lining, linen pockets, mother-of-pearl buttons with non-functioning buttonholes, two hooks for closure, a two-inch cuff, and a long, skirted jacket. The vest has a hand-spun, woven linen back and lining, a white, beige, and blue striped silk front, a collar-band and buttons, hand-sewn and hand-made buttonholes. Worthington married Eleanor Van Swearingen on December 13, 1796, in Shepherdstown, Berkeley County, Virginia, at Captain Abraham Shepherd's home. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04986
Subjects: Coats; Cultural Ohio--Popular Culture; Clothing & dress; Men--Ohio; Wedding costume; Weddings; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Worthington, Thomas, 1773-1827
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